Uniondale man Carlos Perez-Rodas dies in hit-and-run on Broadway in Amityville

A Uniondale man has died after getting hit by two cars, one of which took off after striking him early this morning in Amityville. Police

Anyone with information is asked to call Suffolk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

Anyone with information is asked to call Suffolk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. (5/5/13)

AMITYVILLE - A Uniondale man has died after getting hit by two cars, one of which took off after striking him early this morning in Amityville.

Police say Carlos Perez-Rodas, 26, was struck by a 2012 Toyota Corolla outside of El Rodeo Restaurant and Bar on Broadway. The Toyota's driver, 23-year-old Joshua Dauphin of Farmingdale, and others tried to stop southbound traffic when a second vehicle struck Perez-Rodas and drove off.

Perez-Rodas was transporated to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip where he was pronounced dead. Police say the car that hit him before driving away was described as a late model, dark-colored Mercedes last seen heading southbound on Broadway.

Anyone with information about the car accident is asked to contact the Vehicular Crimes Unit at 631-852-6555 or Suffolk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

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